[Python-Dev] deprecated stuff in standard library

Sjoerd Mullender sjoerd at acm.org
Fri Feb 19 15:15:16 CET 2010

On 2010-02-19 14:45, Eric Smith wrote:
> Sjoerd Mullender wrote:
>> On 2010-02-19 14:10, Guido van Rossum wrote:
>>> Isn't mhlib itself deprecated? (It's gone in Py3k.)
>> I wouldn't like that, but it is beside my point.  If a module is
>> deprecated, then it should not be used in released code.
>> If mhlib is deprecated, it doesn't tell you about it.  mhlib uses
>> multifile and multifile does tell you it is deprecated, and that is
>> pretty annoying.
> This is because no one has gotten around to it. Create a bug report for
> it, and preferably attach a patch with tests.

My point is, as a matter of *policy*, nothing should be released that
uses deprecated stuff.  I can't create a bug report about wrong (or
incomplete) policies.

> Eric.
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